Install Apps and Games on your iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad and iPad mini without iTunes

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I know you want to install paid games for free on your iDevice but iTunes doesn't allow you to do that, I will teach you how to install Apps and Games to your iDevice using iFunbox.

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What you need

  1. 1
    iFunbox software (I-funbox.com/) download the .exe and install it.
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  2. 2
    App or Game installer (ipa) download it from appdora.org or appcake.
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  3. 3
    iDevice running at least iOS 6.0
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Instructions

  1. 1
    First you need to download iFunbox, download the exe and install it.
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  2. 2
    Now using your browser, open appdora.org or appcake and search and download the game you want (choose the link you want to get the file from.
    (I will download Marvel vs. Capcom 2 from appdora.org)
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  3. 3
    After the download finish, connect your iDevice I will connect my iPad mini.
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  4. 4
    Now open ifunbox that you installed earlier.
    It should detect your iDevice, now click iFunbox Classic.
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  5. 5
    Simply click "install app" and locate the Game or app (ipa) location in your folders then click open.
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  6. 6
    Wait for the installation to finish.
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  7. 7
    When the installation is successful it should look like this.
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    Check your iDevice if the app is there.
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Tips Tricks & Warnings

  • If you always get errors when installing using iFunbox you may have to Jailbreak your iDevice and install appsync from cydia.
  • Check the app compatibility before downloading the app, sometimes the app is only for a specific device and sometimes it's universal like Marvel Vs Capcom it works on iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad mini so it's an example of a universal app.
  • iFunbox works as a file explorer too if your device is Jailbroken, that means it has a power to navigate to the root of the device. The biggest example for this is if you forgot your Passcode using iFunbox you can navigate to the root and delete the pass-code (for Jailbroken only) awesome right!
  • appdora is a website which delivers cracked, downloadable apps for iDevices. The cracks need to installed through third-party software such as ifunbox and require the device to be jailbroken.

Things to Consider When Playing Games

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    Games can consume a lot of battery.
    Therefore, if you are trying to save your battery because you are outside and there is no plug available, refrain from playing games. Your battery life can decrease as much as 50% more from the usual if you are playing games.
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    Installation of apps can consume a lot of data.
    Therefore, if you are on limited data plan, delay the installation of apps and games to a later time, especially when you are on WiFi.
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    There are places in which playing of games is not considered proper, especially when there are loud sounds that can disturb the people around.
    Therefore, be more considerate when doing this and use earphones when you are in a public place.
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    Playing games while you are driving is totally prohibited.
    It takes away your attention from the road and therefore may lead to a lot of accidents. A lot of countries would penalize and give hefty sanctions to drivers who do this while driving.
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    Playing games while in the company of other people, let's say in a reunion, is rather impolite.
    It shows that you are not interested in interacting with others and that's why it can be rather offending. Choose the best timing to play games. Games are best done when you are really just using it as a hobby or letting time pass. Therefore, it should not, in any way, compete with the time that you spend with your loved ones.
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    Games can be very addicting.
    This is one of the reasons why a lot of people decide not to even start with it. Once you start, you can't help but keep on doing it again, mainly because you want to beat a certain high score or you would like to create a better ending for the game. Also, it is really fun to do and it can relax a lot, that's why people get hooked to it.
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Questions and Answers

Its showing failed while installing app?

I was installing arkham city lockdown through ifunbox

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About iPad Mini Downloading problem?

When I'm downloading an app, it pops out a login page and when I logged in,the account requires me a credit or debit card which I don't have any, are there any other alternatives to download apps?

If it requires a credit or debit card, it means that the app is not free to download. It will also prompt you that way if you have not yet connected a credit or debit card into your iTunes account.

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If you really want that app but are not willing to pay for it, you may want to search for alternative apps. Normally, when you type in the name of an app in the search field, it will show you several other apps which are in similar categories. You may just want to explore those and see whether you can find something similar for free. You can easily see the price of the apps on the right hand side and if it's free, it will also say "free" on that side.

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How to install app and games on my iPhone 3g?

I have tried many time but it not success.

As of right now the iOS applications are being developed at a higher iOS version than the one that your iPhone 3g is running at this time. It is up to developers if they wish to create their games at a lower level which is highly unlikely meaning that in order to download all apps you are going to need to purchase a newer device.

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Also I have located a site where they have apps for devices like yours that have a 4.1 version and lower:

here

Also here is a link you can use to view the discussion on Apples site:

https://discussions.apple.com/message/21953832#21953832

Apple has now given option to the owners of original iPhone 3g to install the "last compatible version" of an app to their device. If your phone runs on iOS 4.2.1 and an application's latest version requires iOS 4.3, you'll be able to download the 4.2.1 version of that app. You can refer to the following post

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http://radharenu.hubpages.com/hub/10-Most-Useful-Free-Apps-for-iPhone-3g

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I have tried to install WhatsApp on my 3G iPhone but nothing seems to work?

WhatsApp on iPhone 3G it tells me to connect to iOS 4.3

The last supported software update that Apple released for the iPhone 3G was iOS 4.2.1. WhatsApp requires at least iOS 4.3, or it will not function. There may be other solutions, such as Jailbreak your iPhone, but with such an old phone you should not consider doing that, as you could end up bricking your phone.

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However, if you have an iPhone 3GS, you can install WhatsApp app. This is because that iPhone supports iOS 6.1.6, which is fully compatible with WhatsApp.

If you need more help, please let us know in the Q&A section.

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How can I download application for free?

My device is not detected by iFunbox

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What are some really cool paid games I can download?

I have games on my iPod but they are all old I'm looking for some free & paid games to download from the iOS 7

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How to install games on my iPad mini 4?

I'm not familiar and this is my first time to use iPad. Can you help with my situation now?

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Is about apple I want to be an apple wizard with your help?

I want to know how to run games on my apple

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I could not access iPad Mini 2 from my Laptop for transferring files and installing my desired Apks?

iPad App Store is Charging us for all apps that are free in Google play. So 1. I need to access files of iPad mini 2 through my computer by opening My Computer (I use Windows 7 in my Laptop) and transfer Apk files. 2. Install on the iPad

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I synced games from computer to my iPhone 4S

But does not open when I click it on iPhone, it does not open and say installing it is been for a month but does not finish and does not progress

You may need to free some space for the installation progress to finish. Clean up some space on your iPhone by uninstalling applications and deleting videos and images. You can attempt to force-continue installing by tapping App Store on your smartphone and searching for the applications that have been stuck. Then, tap on the application icon in the upper-left corner. The shortcut will be placed on your home screen. Press the home button and tap the application icon to continue updating. Some users fixed the problem just by downloading a random application from App Store right from the smartphone. The last method is tapping on "Settings" > "General" > "Usage" > "Show all apps" and tapping the applications in question to uninstall and reinstall them.

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Is there any website app for free downloading games?

I cannot download because I have no credit card, Is there any website that does not need credit card for downloading games

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How to Factory unlock iPhone free?

iPhone 4S, with or without jailbreak

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My son just got a new iPhone 6 and I'm used to Android phones. I installed the game bash boom and I don't know how to play it?

iPhone help please, I don't know how to pull the game up and play it, I installed it and when I search the game it shows a cloud with a arrow beside it and if I push it I get a blue box. Help please

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I click on "get" for an app, and it seems to endlessly download it. I see no way to pay or to complete the process?

Problem adding apps that are not free

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I am failing to install need for speed no limits?

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